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Materials / Shaders (99 Tutorials)

C4D Workflow

C4D Workflow Quick Tips from The Pixel Lab

November 15, 2016

The Pixel Lab has some more great tips for Maxon Cinema 4D! Joren shares a couple of his favorite workflow efficiency tips.

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Material Scanning with a Smartphone and Substance

Material Scanning with a Smartphone and Substance

September 27, 2016

Scanning materials with a Smartphone?  Is that even possible? Yes it is, and Anthony Salvi from Allegorithmic shows you how.

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In Depth: Introduction to MARI Tutorial Series

In Depth: Introduction to MARI Tutorial Series

September 13, 2016

The Foundry has created a nice set of tutorials consisting of 5 Modules with multiple Episodes to help get you up to speed with MARI quickly.

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In Depth: MAXON Cinema 4D Release 18 New Features Roundup

In Depth: MAXON Cinema 4D Release 18 New Features Roundup

August 22, 2016

With the upcoming September release of MAXON C4D R18, we wanted to know more about all the new features and figured you did too. From Voronoi fracture & mograph enhancements, to new shaders and tools, C4D R18 had tons of new additions to unlock your 3D creativity.

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Free Whitepaper on Smoothed Aggregation Multigrid for Cloth Simulation

Free Whitepaper on Smoothed Aggregation Multigrid for Cloth Simulation

July 22, 2016

The Disney Research Hub has a video and paper on cloth simulations based on “geometric multigrids” that you can download for free.

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Bodypaint

BodyPaint: UV Mapping and Unwrap for Maxon Cinema 4D

June 28, 2016

Maxon’s BodyPaint is a tool that allows users to create beautiful sculptures for 3D work. It contains several UV Tools that are made for lining up your models and your materials. There are brushes, selection tools, filters, erasers, and projection painting, which allows for perfect fit of UVs.

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3DS Max: Create Brushed Metal in VRay

3DS Max: Create Brushed Metal in VRay

April 20, 2016

Learn how to make brushed metal with vray in 3DS Max by Johannes Tiner.

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Setting up a macro shot in Cinema 4D

Setting up a macro shot in Cinema 4D

October 6, 2015

Konstantin Magnus shows you how to use Cinema 4Ds physical render engine to quickly model and setup flowers and some basic grass for a macro shot.

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Octane Render and Mograph Shaders in C4D

Octane Render and Mograph Shaders in C4D

June 29, 2015

Learn how to use the Mograph Shaders in C4D with Octane Render to achieve the look you want.

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Grow X-Particles With Mograph and the Proximal Shader

Grow X-Particles With Mograph and the Proximal Shader

June 29, 2015

Munk Studios offers this “silent tip” of how to grow X-Particles with Mograph and Proximal shaders.  This tutorial also uses xp turbulence, xp freeze, xp collision, xp spawn, xp trails, & displace deformer.

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FluidRay RT Tutorials Roundup #gettingstarted

FluidRay RT Tutorials Roundup #gettingstarted

March 24, 2015

FluidRay RT, the physically based renderer, has a bunch of great new tutorials up today. Instead of 12 posts, we’ll combine them into one handy page. If you’re a FluidRay RT user, you’ll want to bookmark this one!

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13 Cinema 4D Presentations From Siggraph 2014

September 23, 2014

If you weren’t able to make it out to SIGGRAPH 2014 this year well, you missed some good stuff. But never fear, Greyscalegorilla filmed their demonstrations and they are available to watch here!

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News: See What’s New in MAXON CINEMA 4D R16

August 7, 2014

Cinema 4D Release 16 places a greater emphasis than ever before on visual effects and realism, with key features like Motion Tracking and multi-layered reflections.  Here’s a wonderful collection of tutorials for all the great new features.

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Render an Abstract Low Poly Look in C4D – Greyscalegorilla

May 6, 2014

Nick Campbell of Greyscalegorilla creates an artistic low poly look based on color image refractions on transparent objects –  inspired by Justin Maller’s Facets renders.

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Waxy Shader in CINEMA 4D

Waxy Shader in CINEMA 4D

February 11, 2014

Tim Clapham at HelloLuxx has a new tutorial on making waxy looking elements with metaball typography in CINEMA 4D with lights and shaders.

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